Depression

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Dame Kelly Holmes reminds us that hitting rock bottom is no barrier to success

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    The wonderful impact that reading can have on your mental health

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    Poorna Bell on the vital importance of giving others a voice

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    The worrying way that working long hours can impact women’s mental health

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    This viral letter is a reminder of how important college mental health services are

    After the death of a student at a Utah university, a student penned an open letter to administrators advocating for more help.

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    This is, according to experts, the ideal breakfast for people at risk of depression

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    “Saudade makes you feel things more deeply... both the sadness and the joy”

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    “What volunteering for a suicide helpline taught me about loneliness”

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    “Your mental health is like a garden – you have to keep tending to it," advises Matt Haig

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    It's about so much more than bubble baths

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    The NHS now prescribes mindfulness and meditation as a treatment for depression

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    How to talk to your manager about your mental health

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    Can digital therapy ever replace in-person counselling?

    Can we really treat therapy like another Uber?

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    From powerful essays by women who have done it, to tangible tips of soothing stress and anxiety at your desk

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